Category Archive: Faith & Culture

Sunrise At Washington Monument – Laus Deo

  The Washington Monument capstone inscription “LAUS DEO – PRAISE BE TO GOD”. A reminder of the Presence that has always been in Washington DC, indeed at the Founding of the Nation, that needs to be powerfully reemphasized.     On the aluminum cap atop the Washington Monument in Washington, DC are two words: Laus …

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Friday Psalm ~ 10 “Why Do The Wicked Succeed? King David

  “In his arrogance the wicked man hunts down the weak, who are caught in the schemes he devises. But you, God, see the trouble of the afflicted; you consider their grief and take it in hand. The victims commit themselves to you; you are the helper of the fatherless.”     Why, Lord, do …

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American Independence ~ Not A Work Of Men Alone

  The Fourth of July, the United States’ Independence Day is more than just a date on a calendar. It is the celebration of an event which transformed a nation and eventually changed the world.   This day on which our founding fathers declared their independence and forged the way for fledgling nation to become …

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Founding Councils: Patrick Henry On Virtue As Guarantor Of National Prosperity

  THE AMERICAN SPIRIT “The great point of resistance to British taxation was universally established in the colonies. This brought on the war which finally separated the two countries and gave independence to ours. Whether this will prove a blessing or a curse, will depend upon the use our people make of the blessings which …

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Spirit & Heritage In Song – ‘ His Eye Is On The Sparrow ‘ – 1905

  Spirit & Heritage In Song is a series highlighting Traditional American Music. In the last half century many of these traditional songs have been forgotten in a flood of contemporary music and international cultural influences. Yet these songs, ballads, melodies and hymns reflect the events, cultural backgrounds, aspirations, land and faith that make up …

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Friday Psalm: 3 – God helps His troubled people

  A Psalm of David – Confidently trusting God for protection and peace   1 Lord, how they have increased who trouble me! Many are they who rise up against me. 2 Many are they who say of me, “There is no help for him in God.” Selah 3 But You, O Lord, are a …

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Spirit & Heritage In Song – ‘Higher Ground’ – 1898

  Spirit & Heritage In Song is a series highlighting Traditional American Music. In the last half century many of these traditional songs have been forgotten in a flood of contemporary music and international cultural influences. Yet these songs, ballads, melodies and hymns reflect the events, cultural backgrounds, aspirations, land and faith that make up …

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Spirit & Heritage In Song – ‘To God Be The Glory’ – 1875

  Spirit & Heritage In Song is a series highlighting Traditional American Music. In the last half century many of these traditional songs have been forgotten in a flood of contemporary music and international cultural influences. Yet these songs, ballads, melodies and hymns reflect the events, cultural backgrounds, aspirations, land and faith that make up …

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‘American Family Association’ – Conservative Organization Highlight

  The following offers a highlight of an organization that embodies and furthers conservative , traditional and patriotic American values. Visit this organization’s website to learn more about them. Considering supporting them.     OUR MISSION The mission of the American Family Association is to inform, equip, and activate individuals to strengthen the moral foundations …

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Spirit & Heritage In Song – ‘Safe In The Arms Of Jesus’ – 1868

  Spirit & Heritage In Song is a series highlighting Traditional American Music. In the last half century many of these traditional songs have been forgotten in a flood of contemporary music and international cultural influences. Yet these songs, ballads, melodies and hymns reflect the events, cultural backgrounds, aspirations, land and faith that make up …

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Spirit & Heritage In Song – ‘O come, O come, Emmanuel’ – 15th and 19th C.

  Spirit & Heritage In Song is a series highlighting Traditional American Music. In the last half century many of these traditional songs have been forgotten in a flood of contemporary music and international cultural influences. Yet these songs, ballads, melodies and hymns reflect the events, cultural backgrounds, aspirations, land and faith that make up …

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Faith Forced Out Of American Politics – License Waxes, Liberty Wanes

  Almost all the civil liberty now enjoyed in the world owes its origin to the principles of the Christian religion…. The religion which has introduced civil liberty is the religion of Christ and His apostles, which enjoins humility, piety, and benevolence; which acknowledges in every person a brother or sister and a citizen with …

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This Day In History – December 11

  If one could make alive again for other people some cobwebbed skein of old dead intrigues and breathe breath and character into dead names and stiff portraits. That is history to me! ~George Macaulay Trevelyan     Ancient History 361 – Julian the Apostate “The Last Pagan” enters Constantinople as sole Emperor of the …

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‘Faith Driven Consumer’ – Conservative Organization Highlight

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  The following offers a highlight of an organization that embodies and furthers conservative , traditional patriotic American values. Visit this organization’s website to learn more about them. Considering supporting them.   Faith Driven Consumer, a valuable resource for supporting companies with your business who support your values. It is time people of faith and …

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